Deadly hit-and-run crashes have risen dramatically in Denver over the past three years. In 2010, five people were killed in hit-and-run crashes. By 2012, that number more than doubled to 13 deaths.
A little boy who was struck by a car while riding his bike last weekend said he remembers everything that happened. Jiovanni Tinoco Valdez says the driver of the car sped away after grabbing her hubcap and didn’t help him.
A woman is facing child abuse charges for allegedly striking the child and driving away. Police in Denver said Brittany Gonzales, 21, was driving drunk when she hit an 11-year-old boy on a bicycle.